National Hate Crime Awareness week is 14-21 October 2017. We stand with charities from across the equality spectrum, and all victims of hate crime, to ask for equal treatment before the law.
JUSTICE has produced a briefing on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (pdf), ahead of its second reading in September 2017. Continue reading “JUSTICE briefing: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill”
It is time to implement radical and fundamental change to create a fair and humane migration governance system, says a September 2017 briefing (doc) from the Detention Forum.
This briefing considers the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill) and the risks and opportunities it presents to equality and human rights law. It outlines areas where the EDF proposes to support amendments to the Bill which aim to achieve our policy objectives.
‘Supporting trans employees in the workplace’ identifies a number of obstacles that currently prevent better inclusion of trans staff in UK workplaces and includes suggestions for employers looking to improve their practice. Continue reading “Acas research paper: Supporting trans employees in the workplace”
The Court of Appeal have restated the principle that ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee.’
This was part of a July 2017 judgement from Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Gross. The guidance aims to ensure that children and other vulnerable persons have an effective right of access to Immigration and Asylum Tribunals, and a voice in the proceedings.
These FAQs provide an overview of a selection of legal issues affected by Brexit. They aim to clarify the current state of the law, and anticipate how the law might be affected after the UK withdraws from the EU. Continue reading “BIICL: Brexit Frequently Asked Questions”
There’s no evidence that social housing allocation favours migrants, says an August 2017 briefing (pdf) from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). Continue reading “POSTnote briefing: Migrants and Housing”
Very significant differences in income and employment between ethnicities remain, finds an August 2017 briefing (pdf) by the Resolution Foundation.
And minority ethnic families earn up to £8,900 less than white Britons. Continue reading “Resolution Foundation briefing: Diverse Outcomes – Living Standards by Ethnicity”
In June 2017, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper with key statistics on ethnic minority representation in Parliament, the civil service and other public sector organisations. Continue reading “House of Commons briefing: Ethnic Minorities in Politics and Public Life”